BU graduate receives prestigious Hospitality Mentoring Award

Bournemouth University graduate Daniele Quattromini has been named as the winner of this year’s Gold Service Scholarship for hospitality award. As winner, he will receive a year’s worth of expert mentoring, where he will work with the Royal Household at a state banquet, visit the vineyards of Champagne and Bordeaux, amongst other things. Quattromini, 25,… Read more »

Waiting for your application response

You’ve picked BU as one of your favourite universities and you’ve applied for your chosen course. What next? Waiting for your application response from UCAS can be daunting and very nerve racking and all that’s on your mind is whether or not your application was good enough to be accepted. However, remembering that hundreds or… Read more »

From Bournemouth to Westminster

Nicky Woodhouse (BA Media Production, 1997-2000) tells us about how her degree at BU led her around the world, from Bournemouth to Afghanistan with David Cameron and back to the UK, where she now runs her own production company, Woodhouse T.V. I  always wanted to work in telly. Growing up through the 80s and 90s I… Read more »

BU graduates celebrate Interstellar BAFTA

A number of Bournemouth University graduates are celebrating after being recognised for their visual effects work on the film Interstellar. Interstellar won the Special Visual Effects BAFTA at the 2015 Awards ceremony, with BU graduate Andy Lockley and one of BU’s honorary doctorates, Paul Franklin, invited on stage to pick up the award. Lockley and… Read more »

Bournemouth University braced for further Oscar success

A number of Bournemouth University graduates are celebrating as their work was included in the announcement of Oscar nominees. Graduates from the University’s National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA) have worked on four out of the five films nominated in the Best Visual Effects Category. Andrew Lockley is among the graduates who could be celebrating on the… Read more »

Pedal2Medal with sports students

On Sunday 25 May, a team of sports management students hosted the event Pedal2Medal at Ensbury Velodrome. Students explained that the aim of the event was to create more awareness for the track and raise funds for ‘Wessex Accessible Cycling Club’, a local charity for disabled riders. Spectators were able to enjoy refreshments, and experience a… Read more »

Dragons’ Den experience at School of Tourism

The Innovation unit this year involved working with nine local organisations across the Events Management and Events & Leisure Marketing programmes. This year the organisations included: The Print Room, Aruba, Bournemouth International Conference Centre, The Langtry Manor Hotel, Haskins Garden Centre, The Captains Club, The Green House Hotel, Chapel Gate and QE Leisure Centre.  The… Read more »

BU graduate ‘scores’ publishing deal with football book

A Bournemouth University graduate has found success with the publication of a new book for budding football professionals. Dean Caslake, an Accounting and Finance graduate, wrote ‘The Footballer’s Journey’ alongside current professional footballer Guy Branston to offer practical tips on becoming a professional footballer.‘The Footballer’s Journey’ is aimed at young footballers, parents, amateur coaches and… Read more »